Dr Abdul Aslam Syed

Consultant Psychiatrist for Adults of Working Age


I have 20 years’ experience in psychiatry and have always received positive feedback for providing care to my patients. My aim is to provide best quality of care and best available treatment for my patients. I have various degrees in psychiatry, including MRCPsych, a diploma in clinical psychiatry and a masters in neuropsychiatry. With my vast experience of working in different regions in UK, and also excellent knowledge, I feel I will be able to provide best care for my patients.

Position at Priory

I am currently working as a visiting consultant at Priory Wellbeing Centre Bristol, providing assessment and management of mental disorders in adults of working age.


I obtained my medical degree (MBBS) in 2001 at Osmania University, (Telangana, India). In 2004, I moved to England, and initially worked as a senior house officer in psychiatry.

I joined the psychiatric training scheme in the northern deanery, Scotland, and then higher training in the west midlands deanery, Birmingham.

Along with my training, I passed various degrees, including MRCPsych, an MSc in neuropsychiatry and a diploma in clinical psychiatry.

I am trained in providing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) assessments and medication, and have completed a UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) course.

Research interests (if applicable)

Please provide information on any ongoing research or research conducted previously e.g. as part of training, earlier in career.

  • Project title: The recovering quality of life research project

Date: May 2018

Aim of the research: Find quality of life for recovering patients from serious psychiatric illness.

Conclusions/actions: I was a co-investigator for this study. Helped in the recruitment of patients. In conclusion, helped find and improve quality of life.

  • Project title: National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH)

Date: July 2017

Aim of the research: unravel the complexity of multiple genetic, social, and environmental factors in enduring illness in a way that can inform effective preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative strategies.

Conclusions/actions: I was a co-investigator for this study. Helped in the recruitment of patients. The study was able to unravel the important effects of genetics.


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  • MSc Neuropsychiatry (University of Birmingham, UK) - 2021
  • MRCPsych, Royal college psychiatrists, UK – 2017
  • Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Ireland - 2015
  • PLAB, General Medical Council, UK - 2004
  • MBBS, Deccan Medical College, India – 2001